Tag Archives: Bo Jackson

  • Bo Jackson Smacks a 330-Yard Drive at Charity Tourney (Video)

    Bo Jackson Smacks a 330-Yard Drive at Charity Tourney (Video)

    It’s been a long time since Bo Jackson has been in the public eye as an athlete. But that has just meant more time for the two-sport star to work on his golf game. At the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge, there was a skills competition component. Jackson, naturally, teed up for the longest drive. And […]

  • Bo Jackson Explains Who He Is To Adam LaRoche’s Son (Video)

    Bo Jackson Explains Who He Is To Adam LaRoche’s Son (Video)

    Bo Jackson was one of the most popular athletes of the 1980s. He won the Heisman Trophy in 1985, was named the MLB All-Star Game MVP in 1989, and played in the Pro Bowl in 1990.  He even has his own ESPN 30 for 30 documentary. And yet not everyone knows Bo. Take young Drake […]

  • This Day In Sports History (December 7th) – Bo Jackson

    This Day In Sports History (December 7th) – Bo Jackson

    It was on this day in 1985 that Auburn University running back Bo Jackson was named as the Heisman Trophy recipient.  Jackson narrowly beat out Iowa quarterback Chuck Long to take home the prestigious award. Bo Jackson is most remembered for being a great two-sport athlete, excelling in baseball and football, as he was named […]

  • The 9 Most Iconic Baseball Cards You Wish You Still Had (1985 – 1995)

    The 9 Most Iconic Baseball Cards You Wish You Still Had (1985 – 1995)

    Allow me to preemptively strike any criticisms that come part and parcel with trying to hone an entire beloved industry into 9 examples. Your favorite player may not be on this list. My favorite player isn’t on this list either. However, during about a decade of collecting baseball cards (1986-1994, give or take), some cards […]

  • 25 Years of Greatness: 14 Awesome Air Jordan Commercials

    25 Years of Greatness: 14 Awesome Air Jordan Commercials

    It’s been 25 years since the launch of Nike’s Air Jordan line. And there’s is no better example of how to situate a star in a product line than the Air Jordan ad campaign, which has been running since 1985, and now runs without the man himself. With these ads, and the later Bo Jackson […]

  • 9 MLB Stars Who Went Out On a Low Note

    9 MLB Stars Who Went Out On a Low Note

    Almost all sports careers end on a low note. Otherwise, they wouldn’t end. For instance, Lou Piniella has the 4th highest winning percentage of active managers and a World Series ring, but he’s decided to retire after lack of success with the Cubs. Retirement is inherently sad, but can also be shameful, frustrating, or downright […]

  • The Raptors Should Look At Terrell Owens

    The Raptors Should Look At Terrell Owens

    Total Pro Sports – Rumors have been circulating after last nights celebrity basketball game in Phoenix, Arizona that Terrell Owens may be the next athlete to cross over and play 2 professional sports.  If so he will join the list that includes, Charlie Ward, Bob Hayes, Shaun White, Deion Sanders, Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Jim Brown, […]